Krayaka, Krāyaka: 4 definitions


Krayaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Krāyaka (क्रायक).—

1) A purchaser.

2) A trader, merchant.

Derivable forms: krāyakaḥ (क्रायकः).

See also (synonyms): krāyika.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Krāyaka (क्रायक).—m. (Sanskrit Lex. id.), purchaser: Śikṣāsamuccaya 38.3 °kaṃ na labhate; 8, 12; Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 497.17 °ko labdho. Cf. prec. and next.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krāyaka (क्रायक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. A buyer or purchaser. 2. A dealer, a trader. E. krī to buy, ṇvul aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Krāyaka (क्रायक):—a See √krī.

2) [from krī] b m. a buyer, trader, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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